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“I have never had so much understeer in my life” — Hamilton left to rue set-up choice for F1 Chinese GP with P9 finish

It was a weekend of mixed feelings for Lewis Hamilton. Friday saw him have a promising Sprint Qualifying in a wet Shanghai where he ended up in P2. He finished the Sprint Race on the second step of the podium behind a dominant Max Verstappen. It was a very different situation he faced in Sunday’s…

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“It’s better not to race” on Saturday — Alonso unhappy with Sprint penalty and lack of tyre sets as he recovers to P7 in F1 Chinese GP

Fernando Alonso described finishing seventh in the Chinese Grand Prix as , despite having started from third position and ending the first lap in second place after masterfully overtaking Sergio Pérez’s Red Bull around the outside in turn 2. He remains convinced Aston Martin is no more than the fifth fastest team on the grid….

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Ferrari needs to “understand” a “very strange” lack of pace on hards in F1 Chinese GP compared to McLaren — Leclerc

Leclerc started 6th at the Chinese Grand Prix in front of his teammate Carlos Sainz who qualified P7. Both Ferraris were struggling during qualifying on Saturday as they ended up behind Alonso and the McLarens. The Monegasque driver was expecting a smoother race day as the Ferrari seems much stronger on race pace versus one-lap…

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Penalty points impact Magnussen, Sargeant, Stroll and Ricciardo after incidents in F1 Chinese GP

The Chinese Grand Prix 2024 was marked by a series of incidents that prompted decisive actions from the race stewards. Kevin Magnussen received a 10-second time penalty and two penalty points for a collision with Yuki Tsunoda at Turn 6 on lap 27 as he spun the Japanese driver into retirement with some clumsy driving….

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“We made too many mistakes” — Vasseur explains what went wrong for Ferrari in F1 Chinese GP

In Shanghai Ferrari missed out on a podium finish for the first time this season. It was quite a messy weekend for the team, characterised by tensions between teammates, a qualifying crash, and a noticeable lack of pace compared to their closest rivals. Given Ferrari’s consistency in the previous rounds, their underwhelming showing in China…

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Verstappen admits he could do “whatever he wanted” on his way to a comfortable F1 Chinese GP win

Max Verstappen has won again in Formula 1, this time at the 2024 Chinese GP, after an utterly dominant performance in which it never really looked in doubt that reigning three-time world champion would win the race. Despite many interruptions due to the safety car, the Dutchman controlled the race from the front, and admitted…

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Norris “pleasantly surprised” with P2 he “wasn’t expecting” at the F1 Chinese GP after Sprint race struggles

Lando Norris drove a phenomenal race to secure second place at the 2024 Chinese Grand Prix and his second podium of the season, keeping pace with Sergio Perez’s Red Bull and comfortably beating both Ferrari drivers to the flag. But after a difficult Sprint race which saw the Briton finishing down in sixth after running…

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“Made my blood boil” — a furious Ricciardo lashes out at unrepentant Stroll after F1 Chinese GP collision

A furious Daniel Ricciardo had a few choice words about Lance Stroll following their collision shortly before the safety car restart on lap 26. A lock-up by Fernando Alonso at the hairpin caused the Aston Martin to overshoot the corner, leading the cars behind to slow, creating a concertina effect. Ricciardo was running ninth when…

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